Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Barbara Walker

Female 1728 - 1785  (57 years)


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  • Name Barbara Walker 
    Born 2 Jul 1728  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Dec 1785  Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103352  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father George Walker,   b. Bef 1705, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1744/45, Cople Parish, Montrose, Westmoreland County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years) 
    Mother Frances Hardwick,   b. Abt 1712, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F18645  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Joseph Read,   b. 6 Feb 1713/14, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1762, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married Aft 1746  Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Reuben Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Frances Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Lettice Ann Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Joseph Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Read,   b. Aft 1746, Cople Parish, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F06218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Benjamin Berkeley,   b. 1720, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1766, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 1762  Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Berkeley,   b. 1763, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1818, Fairfax County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     2. Anna Berkeley,   b. 26 Aug 1765, Cameron Parish, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F13124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1757-1800 Loudoun Co VA Wills {J. Estelle Stewart King}
      BARKLEY, Barbara 28 Jan. 1785. 12 Dec. 1785.
      Sons: John Reade, William Reade, Reuben Reade, Benjamin Barkley.
      Daughter: Ann Ward.
      Exrs: son Benjamin and daughter Ann.
      Wit: William Dunbar, Jr., Barbesheba Haden, John Haden, Thomas Millane (Milian). (p. 184)
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      WESTMORELAND COUNTY DEEDS & WILLS Book 10. 1742-1745; Pg 82-84
      IN THE NAME OF GOD Amen, I GEORGE WALKER of County of Westmd and Parish of Cople and in Virginia. Planter, being in health of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God for it and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament (that is to say), principally and first of all I give and recommend my Soul into the hands of God that gave it me and my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a decent Christian way at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the General Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the mighty power of God: And as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life. I give devise and dispose of in manner following,
      Imprimis I give to my beloved Wife, WINIFRED WALKER, all my Land in Westmoreland County during her life provided she doth not thirds my land in FAIRFAX County,
      Item I leave to my Wife one Negroe man named Grinock and money out of the Estate to buy another Negroe man,
      Item. One black horse branded with on the near buttock named Shaver and the best feather bed and furniture;
      Item. One white horse branded on the near buttock thus named Brandy forever.
      Item. I give to my Daughter, BARBARY, my Still and Mare and Colt, one feather bed and furniture, the second best in the house, and one Negroe girl named Hannah, and my Daughter WINNIAN is to have the first Colt that the Mare brings forever;
      Item. I give my Daughter, RACHEL, one mulattoe boy named Ned, one black Mare and third best feather bed and furniture;
      Item. I give to my Daughter, WINNIAN, one Negroe girl named Winney forever;
      Item. I give to my Daughter, FRANKY, one Negroe girl named Gracey forever;
      Item. I give to my four Daughters, BARBARY RACHEL, WINNIAN and FRANKEY fifteen hundred and six acres of Land in FAIRFAX County to be equally divided among them to them and theirs forever, and if any of them die without heirs, the aforesaid land is to return back to the survivors to be equally divided among them; And as concerning my land in this County after my Wifes death, I desire it may be sold and the money be equally divided betwixt my two Daughters, WINNIAN and FRANKEY; and if any of the said two Children die, the survivor to have it and if they should both die before my Wife, to be equally divided betwixt BARBARY and RACHEL. All my remaining Estate not mentioned after my legacies and debts are paid to be equally divided betwixt my Wife and four Children and do hereby utterly disallow revoke and make void all and every other Testaments made before the ratifying and confirming this and no other to
      be my Last Will and Testament;
      And Lastly, do conclude this my Last Will and Testament do hereby nominate and appoint Mr. DANIEL TEBBS and Mr. JOHN MIDDLETON to be my sole Exors, of this my Last Will and Testament and likeways. my beloved Wife, WINIFRED WALKER.l In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 13th day of December Anno Domini 1744
      Signed Sealed published pronounced and declared by the said GEO WALKER as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us JAMES CLARKE, GEORGE WALKER
      CLARKE SHORT
      HENRY his mark CALVENER
      Westmd Sct, At a Court held for the said County the 29th day of Janry. 1744
      This Last Will and Testament of GEORGE WALKER. deceased, was presented into Court by WINIFRED. his Relict, and JOHN MIDDLETON of the Executors in the said Will named, who made Oath thereto and being proved by the Oaths of the witnesses thereto, is admitted to Record; And upon the motion of the said WINIFRED and JOHN and their performing what is usual in such cases, Certificate is granted them for obtaining a Probate thereof in due form Teste GEO: LEE, C. W. C

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